NCSS conference attendees have two options for earning graduate credit.
One graduate-level semester credit is available through Adams State College. Applicants must attend at least 15 hours of sessions, workshops, and speakers, and keep a log of everything attended. The credit requires a short paper or lesson plan incorporating information learned at the conference. Download the syllabus. --> read more »
Social studies and literacy are mutually inclusive. The ability to understand vocabulary and concepts is an essential part of the social studies, and social studies offers many rich topics to use to teach literacy skills. --> read more »
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional growth of social studies teachers, and to the outcomes in the classrooms in which they teach. This is especially true for early career teachers. --> read more »
p>These College Board AP® Workshops will focus on providing both new and experienced AP teachers with in-depth explorations of specific AP course topics. For NCSS the workshops offer instructional activities designed to increase student engagement with AP courses. Pre-AP workshops are designed to help teachers and school administrators better understand specific instructional strategies that will support student success in college-level courses such as AP. All AP and Pre-AP workshops are presented by certified AP consultants. --> read more »
The 94th NCSS Annual Conference will provide the most comprehensive professional development available, an investment in your career well worth the time and expense, but we know that school money is very tight. NCSS strives to make our professional development opportunities not only the best and most comprehensive, but also the most cost effective. We have suggestions on where to look for financial support to attend, and ways to save:
Make your reservation now at any of the four NCSS St. Louis hotels during the NCSS Annual Conference and you will be eligible to win a free night, upgrade, or American Express gift card!
Reserve your room early to increase your chances of winning. The number of entries each guest receives matches the number of weeks between when the reservation is made and when the drawing takes place. For example, reserve six weeks before a drawing and your name will be entered into the drawing six times. --> read more »
Book your room at the Hyatt and win airline tickets, complimentary conference registration, free stays, and more!
Reserve your room at the Grand Hyatt Washington and you could win free conference registration, free nights or upgrades, an iPad2, or the grand prize of two United Airlines certificates (must be used by December 15). --> read more »
When you see the list of speakers and consider all of the benefits for professional growth, you get excited about the possibility of attending the NCSS conference in Boston (what better place to hold a social studies conference?), but finding the funding in limited budgets can be a challenge. Here are a few tips to help convince your supervisor you should attend the conference.
Why Should You Attend?
Promoting Personal Finance and Fiscal Responsibility in the Secondary Classroom
NCSS invites you, a leading education supplier, to collaborate with us, and discover a truly unique opportunity for repeated exposure to thousands of educators. Stand out from the crowd! Sponsorship is your opportunity to gain additional visibility and exposure. Sponsor an event or service at the 94th NCSS Annual Conference. There are several opportunities to suit your needs and budget.
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